Man Charged over Lawnmowing Fatality
Police have summoned a 72 year old man to answer one charge
of Reckless Driving Causing Death in relation to a fatal
lawnmowing accident in Hastings on 8 October 2013.
accident resulted in the death of a 4 year old boy.
man has been summoned to appear in the Hastings District
Court on 12 February 2014.
An application for name
suppression has been filed. As the matter is now before the
Court, Police will be making no further comment.
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On Gaza And Burning The Israeli Flag
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